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The Prelinger Library is a private research library open to the public, located in downtown San Francisco. Its collections encompass some 50,000 books, periodical volumes and printed ephemera. The Prelinger Library is currently curating this online collection of public domain materials in key subject areas.

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Additional Collections

TOPIC
North American review and miscellaneous journal 220
City planning 85
Children's literature 71
Social problems 69
United States -- Social conditions Periodicals 68
Motion pictures in education 67
Technology 66
Science 62
Regional planning 49
Cities and towns -- United States 48
Hygiene 47
Motion pictures 47
Indians of North America 45
Charities -- United States Periodicals 44
Municipal government 44
California -- Periodicals 43
West (U.S.) -- Periodicals 43
Hygiene, Sexual 41
United States -- Emigration and immigration 41
Historical Society of New Mexico 39
Indians of North America -- New Mexico 39
New Mexico -- History Periodicals 39
Nouveau-Mexique -- Histoire Périodiques 39
Sex instruction 39
Electronics 37
Emigration and immigration law -- United States 36
Communication 35
Electric engineering 35
Emigration and immigration 35
Indians of North America -- Wisconsin Antiquities 35
Indiens d'Amérique -- Amérique du Nord Antiquités 35
Telecommunication 35
Wisconsin -- Antiquities Periodicals 35
Wisconsin -- Antiquités 35
Sex Education 33
Telephone 32
Television 32
Housing -- United States 31
Indians of North America -- Government relations Periodicals 30
Indians of North America -- Periodicals 30
Cities and towns 29
Kansas -- History Periodicals 29
Education 28
Civic improvement 27
Industries -- United States 27
Indians of North America -- Government relations 26
Irrigation -- Periodicals 26
Roads 25
Advertising 24
Child labor -- United States 24
Municipal government -- United States 23
Recreation 23
Play 22
Playgrounds 22
City planning -- United States 21
Women -- Employment United States 21
Working class -- Dwellings 20
Public works 19
Dwellings 18
France -- Court and courtiers 18
National parks and reserves -- United States 18
Roads -- United States 18
City planning -- Periodicals 17
France -- History Louis XIV, 1643-1715 17
Police 17
France -- History Regency, 1715-1723 16
Home economics 16
Land value taxation -- United States Periodicals 16
Masaryk, T. G. (Tomás Garrigue), 1850-1937 16
Public welfare -- United States Periodicals 16
Radio -- Periodicals. [from old catalog] 16
Single tax -- Periodicals 16
Taxation -- United States Periodicals 16
United States -- Biography 16
Indians of North America. [from old catalog] 15
United States -- Economic conditions 1918-1945 15
Audio-visual education 14
Indians of North America -- Government relations. [from old catalog] 14
Labor and laboring classes -- United States 14
Arbitration, International 13
Filmstrips 13
Motion Pictures 13
Peace 13
Regional planning -- Periodicals 13
Architecture, Domestic 12
Children's periodicals 12
Civil defense 12
Country life 12
Housing 12
International relations 12
Natural resources 12
Agriculture 11
Automobile travel 11
Children's periodicals, American 11
Highway planning 11
Industrial relations -- United States 11
Motion pictures -- Catalogs 11
Radio broadcasting 11
United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs 11
Birds 10
California. Division of Highways 10
Camping 10
Electric lighting 10
Electric utilities -- Rates 10
Food 10
Interior decoration 10
Liberalism (Religion) 10
Physiology 10
Radio in education 10
Reclamation of land -- United States 10
Roads -- United States. [from old catalog] 10
Theology 10
United States -- Social conditions 10
Visual education 10
African Americans 9
American literature -- California 9
Building 9
California -- Description and travel 9
Charities 9
Cinematography 9
Dogs 9
Radio 9
United States -- Description and travel 9
cbk 9
American Peace Society 8
American literature -- Bibliography Periodicals. [from old catalog] 8
Communism -- United States 1917- 8
Industries 8
Irrigation -- United States 8
Psychology 8
Sociology 8
Sociology, Rural 8
Trees 8
Water resources development -- United States 8
American periodicals 7
Automobiles 7
Cities and towns -- United States Biography [from old catalog] 7
Cities and towns -- United States [from old catalog] 7
Electricity 7
Engineering 7
Handicraft 7
Industrial arts 7
Labor unions -- United States 7
National parks and reserves -- United States. [from old catalog] 7
Natural history 7
Radio broadcasting -- United States 7
School yearbooks 7
Socialism 7
United States -- Biography [from old catalog] 7
Accidents -- Prevention 6
Buying 6
Consumer education 6
Diet 6
Forests and forestry 6
Motion pictures -- Moral and religious aspects 6
Moving-pictures 6
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 6
Sexually Transmitted Diseases -- prevention & control 6
Young adult literature -- Periodicals 6
Youth's periodicals 6
Zoning 6
Adolescence 5
Agriculture -- United States 5
Atomic bomb 5
Automobile drivers 5
Business 5
Child rearing 5
Civilization 5
Copyright Records - Motion Pictures 5
Country life -- United States 5
Diet in disease 5
Disasters -- Psychological aspects 5
Family 5
Farm life 5
Geology 5
Inventions 5
New York (N.Y.) -- Guidebooks 5
Radioactivity 5
Southern States -- Economic conditions 5
Tennessee Valley Authority 5
United States -- Social conditions 1865-1918 5
Vocational guidance 5
World War, 1939-1945 5
Almanacs, American 4
American wit and humor 4
Appalachians (People) 4
Architecture, Domestic -- United States 4
Automobile trailers 4
Birds -- Periodicals. 4
Catalogs, Union 4
Communism 4
Cookery 4
Democracy 4
Economics 4
English language 4
Fallout shelters 4
Geography 4
Indians of North America -- Government relations. 4
Indians of North America. 4
Liberty 4
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61,763
13
0
"Notes and sources": p. [575]-603
Topics: Capitalism, Consumption (Economics), Unemployed -- United States, Communism -- United States 1917-,...
( 7 reviews )
Topic: Birds -- North America
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21,752
1
3
( 3 reviews )
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by Encyclopedia Britannica Company
20,512
1
0
Submarine Mines to Tom-Tom
Topic: Arts, Sciences, Literature, and General Information
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by Spivak, John L. (John Louis), b. 1897
17,450
29
4
( 4 reviews )
Topics: Secret service -- Germany, Propaganda, German
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by International Association of Chiefs of Police
17,388
1
0
"A directory of national, state and provincial, county and municipal police and other criminal justice agencies and their executive personnel in the United States, Canada and principal foreign countries."
Topics: Police, Law enforcement
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by General efficiency company, San Francisco. [from old catalog]
16,234
1
0
Topics: Police, Detectives, Sheriffs, Constables
( 1 reviews )
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by Michelon, Leno Ceno, 1918-
14,945
2
0
Topic: Trailer camps
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by Gammage, Allen Z
14,040
1
0
Includes bibliography
Topics: Police reports, Report writing
Topics: Bernays, Edward L., 1891-, Public opinion -- Bilbiography.
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by Smith, Eugene Waldo, 1905-
12,243
3
0
Topics: Ships -- Registers, Steamboats
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12,058
2
0
Description based on: Sept. 1944
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by Brinton, Willard Cope, 1880-
11,463
1
0
Topic: Graphic methods
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by New York (N.Y.). Police Dept
11,285
2
0
Title from cover
Topics: New York (N.Y.). Police Dept, Police, Police
"The present work is based upon my Book of camping and woodcraft, which appeared in 1906."--Pref
Topics: Camping, Outdoor life
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by American Library Association. Committee on Resources of American Libraries; Library of Congress
10,958
0
0
At head of title: The Library of Congress catalogs
Topic: Catalogs, Union
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by Tuskegee Institute. Dept. of Records and Research
10,789
2
1
Includes bibliographies
( 1 reviews )
Topic: African Americans
Imprint varies -Aug. 1968: Wheaton, Ill. : Brookhill Division, Ojibway Press
Topic: Motion pictures
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by National Electrical Manufacturers Association
10,592
2
0
Topics: Electricity -- History, Electric engineering -- History
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by Collins, John M., 1921-
10,334
1
0
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Military geography
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10,177
1
1
( 1 reviews )
Topic: 8.25
Formerly included in the Library's Author catalog and its Subject catalog
Topics: Motion pictures, Filmstrips
called v.
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9,867
2
0
Bibliographical references in "Acknowledgment" (5th prelim. leaf)
Topic: Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-1940 : San Francisco, Calif.)
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by Library of Congress. Copyright Office
9,800
3
0
[Catalog of copyright entries: cumulative series]
Topic: Motion pictures
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9,617
0
0
Topics: Military science -- Film catalogs, Audio-visual materials -- Catalogs
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by Library of Congress. Copyright Office
9,548
2
1
[Catalog of copyright entries: cumulative series]
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Motion pictures
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by Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Texas
9,389
2
0
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by Ranald, Josef
9,176
2
1
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Palmistry
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by Institute of Traffic Engineers; Evans, Henry King
8,997
1
0
Includes bibliographies
Topics: Traffic engineering, Traffic accidents
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by New York (N.Y.). Police Dept
8,911
1
0
Title from cover
Topics: New York (N.Y.). Police Dept, Police, Police
"Books about New York": p. [625]-635
Topics: African Americans -- New York (State) New York, New York (N.Y.) -- Guidebooks, Harlem (New York,...
Prelinger Library
by Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943
8,670
5
1
Relates how the barnyard collie and pups rescued Jemima Puddle-Duck from the fox's cooking pot
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Ducks -- Fiction, Foxes -- Fiction, Dogs -- Fiction, Domestic animals -- Fiction
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by Federal Writers' Project. Ohio
8,609
0
0
"Bibliographical note": p. [395]
Topics: Cincinnati (Ohio) -- Industries, Cincinnati (Ohio) -- History
The time capsule.--A key to the English language, by J. P. Harrington.--Vocabulary of high-frequency English.--Seeking metallic substances beneath the ground, by Sherwin Kelly.--Determination of latitude and longitude, By C. L. Garner and C. H. Swick.--Messages for the future from noted men of our time
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Nineteen thirty-nine, A.D
Imprint varies -Aug. 1968: Wheaton, Ill. : Brookhill Division, Ojibway Press
Topic: Motion pictures
From February 13 to August 6, 1864. Including No. 251 to No. 276
Imprint varies -Aug. 1968: Wheaton, Ill. : Brookhill Division, Ojibway Press
Topic: Motion pictures
Prelinger Library
by H.W. Wilson Company; SilverPlatter Information, Inc
8,261
0
0
Abstract bulletin of the Institute of Paper Chemistry
Topics: Engineering, Technology, Industrial arts
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by Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company
8,219
0
0
"February 1955."
Topic: Telephone
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by Northeast Historic Film (Organization)
8,097
0
0
Topics: Northeast Historic Film (Organization), Motion pictures -- Preservation Maine Bucksport
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by United States. Office of Civil Defense
8,067
2
0
Topics: Civil defense, Radioactive fallout, Radioactivity, Civil Defense, Radiation Protection, Radioactive...
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by Johnston, William Allen, 1876- ed
8,042
5
0
Topics: Motion pictures., Actors., Actresses.
Prelinger Library
by Taylor, Frederick Winslow, 1856-1915
8,020
5
0
Topic: Industrial efficiency
Imprint varies -Aug. 1968: Wheaton, Ill. : Brookhill Division, Ojibway Press
Topic: Motion Pictures
Formerly included in the Library's Author catalog and its Subject catalog
Topics: Motion pictures, Filmstrips
Prelinger Library
by Lustig, Lillie S, ed; Sondheim, S. Claire, joint ed; Rensel, Sarah, joint ed
7,813
7
0
Topics: Cookery, American -- Southern states., cbk
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by Writers' Program. California
7,743
2
1
"A selected reading list": p. 501-504
( 1 reviews )
Topics: San Francisco (Calif.) -- Guidebooks, San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)
Prelinger Library
by H.W. Wilson Company; SilverPlatter Information, Inc
7,701
0
0
Abstract bulletin of the Institute of Paper Chemistry
Topics: Engineering, Technology, Industrial arts
Prelinger Library
by Library of Congress; Library of Congress. Catalog Maintenance Division
7,668
1
0
Compiled and edited by the Catalog Maintenance Division
Topics: Motion pictures, Filmstrips
Prelinger Library
by Chandler, Anna Curtis; Cypher, Irene Fletcher, 1905- joint author
7,656
0
0
Topic: Audio-visual education
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by Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration of Northern California
7,656
6
1
Includes bibliographical references (p. 694-698) and index
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Automobile travel -- California Guidebooks, Automobile travel -- Guidebooks, California --...
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by Guzman, Jessie Parkhurst, 1898-; Foster, Vera Chandler; Hughes, William Hardin, b. 1881
7,648
1
0
Bibliography: p. 635-684
Topics: Blacks, African Americans
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by Louisiana Writers' Project; Saxon, Lyle, 1891-1946; Dreyer, Edward; Tallant, Robert, 1909-1957
7,589
5
0
Topics: Folklore -- Louisiana, Louisiana -- Social life and customs
Imprint varies -Aug. 1968: Wheaton, Ill. : Brookhill Division, Ojibway Press
Topic: Motion pictures
Formerly included in the Library's Author catalog and its Subject catalog
Topics: Motion pictures, Filmstrips
Prelinger Library
by Dilling, Elizabeth Kirkpatrick, 1894-1966
7,536
2
0
Topics: Communism -- United States 1917- [from old catalog], Socialism -- United States, Socialists --...
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7,524
0
0
Topics: Hotels, Restaurants, North America -- Description and travel, Africa, North -- Description and...
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by Library of Congress. Copyright Office
7,454
2
0
[Catalog of copyright entries: cumulative series]
Topic: Motion pictures
Issues for Sept. 1956-Dec. 1967 called also whole no. 344-471
Topics: Motion pictures in education, Audio-visual education
Prelinger Library
by H.W. Wilson Company; SilverPlatter Information, Inc
7,273
0
0
Abstract bulletin of the Institute of Paper Chemistry
Topics: Engineering, Technology, Industrial arts
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by H.W. Wilson Company; SilverPlatter Information, Inc
7,183
0
0
Abstract bulletin of the Institute of Paper Chemistry
Topics: Engineering, Technology, Industrial arts
Prelinger Library
by Library of Congress. Copyright Office
7,179
1
0
[Catalog of copyright entries: cumulative series]
Topic: Motion pictures
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by American Library Association. Committee on Resources of American Libraries; Library of Congress
7,167
0
0
At head of title: The Library of Congress catalogs
Topic: Catalogs, Union
Prelinger Library
by Delineator Home Institute. Delineator cook book; Berolzheimer, Ruth
6,976
9
1
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Cookery, American, Cookery, cbk
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by Writers' Program (U.S.). California
6,922
1
0
Topic: Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Guidebooks
Compiled and edited by the Catalog Maintenance Division of the Library of Congress
Topics: Catalogs, Union, Motion pictures, Filmstrips
Topics: San Francisco (Calif.) -- Directories, Alameda County (Calif.) -- Directories, San Mateo County...
Imprint varies -Aug. 1968: Wheaton, Ill. : Brookhill Division, Ojibway Press
Topic: Motion pictures
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6,754
1
0
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by Federal Writers' Project (Mon.)
6,620
2
2
Bibiliography: p. 425-429
( 2 reviews )
Topics: Automobile travel, Montana, Montana -- Guidebooks
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by Work, Monroe Nathan; Guzman, Jessie Parkhurst, b. 1898
6,607
0
0
Topic: African Americans -- Periodicals